As our Sweet Baton Rouge Insiders do every month, we’ve compiled the inside scoop on What To Do, Where To Go, What To Eat, and how to Don’t Stop Just Geaux in December!

What To Do – Sweet Baton Rouge Local Pop Up Shop!

Jingle Bell Rock on over! This month is all about our inaugural Sweet Baton Rouge Local Pop Up Shop and celebrating all things Louisiana local! You can catch us at Perkins Rowe from December 4 thru 9.

Throughout the week-long Local Pop Up Shop, we will have workshops and events for attendees to enjoy. There will also be a toy collection for Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital’s 3rd Annual Deck the Halls toy drive.

Check out our full list of events below:

  • Tuesday – Come visit us during our soft launch with Cupcake Allie
  • Wednesday – BR Succulent Co. Ornament Bar Workshop Girls Night Out
  • Thursday – Mimosas with Mimosa Handcrafted Trunk Show
  • Friday – Finals No More! 20% OFF with Student ID
  • Saturday – Barre3 Holiday Pop Up
  • Sunday – Last day of our Local Pop Up Shop


Stay updated and get the inside look into all things Sweet Baton Rouge Local Pop Up Shop from our full blog post!

Where To Go

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland – All is Merry & Bright at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center this holiday season! Bring the whole family to see over 2 miles of custom made displays dance to the music!

Santa Rocks the Rowe – Make sure you’re on Santa’s ‘Nice List’ and head on over to Perkins Rowe for their annual holiday event on Saturday, December 15! There will be carriage rides, a visit from Santa and Ms. Claus, caroling and more! This event is free and open to the public.

The Nutcracker Performance – Watch the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s dancers glide as they perform The Nutcracker A Tale from the Bayou at the Raising Cane’s River Center!

What To Eat

Tis the season for extra sweets and treats! We’ve rounded up our favorite places to eat that are Santa and Ms. Claus approved!

Ambrosia Bakery – All of Santa’s elves agree that nothing’s better than a trip to Ambrosia! Their strawberry cakes and variety of petit fours are sure to tempt your tastebuds!

Bistro Byronz – From their Crevette Pot Pie to their signature Bleu Cheese Chips, Bistro Byronz is a classic favorite that never disappoints! We recommend here for your upcoming staff appreciation luncheon!


Cupcake Allie – Whether you’re looking for your next teacher gift or a pie to bring to Christmas dinner, Cupcake Allie is your one stop shop for all your yummy treats! We recommend anything and everything red velvet flavored!

Don’t Stop Just Geaux

Ready to shred some pounds before Santa? Our Insiders have you covered with ways to #DontStopJustGeaux this holiday season!

Barre3 @ Sweet Baton Rouge Local Pop Up Shop – You can do more than #shopLocal at the inaugural Local Pop Up Shop… Come sweat with us and Nicole from Barre3 on December 8!

Yoga Rouge @ White Star Market – Ready to relax and refocus before the holiday festivities begin? Join Yoga Rouge at White Star Market on December 1, December 8 and December 15!


Ugly Christmas Sweater Run @ White Star Market – Don your tackiest holiday wear on Thursday, December 20 for Varsity Sports’ ugly sweater run at White Star Market!

Enjoy December in Sweet Baton Rouge!

We hope you have a great time exploring all that our Sweet Baton Rouge has to offer this month! Be sure to tag us in all your photos with #SweetBatonRouge!